The Peabody Awards

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  • Little Rock Central High School
    Little Rock Central High School

    A series of television programs funded by the U.S. Office of Education and called As We See It brought many excellent presentations to viewers of...

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  • Miles To Go Before We Sleep
    Miles To Go Before We Sleep

    The American preoccupation with youth often lets us forget the certainty of growing old and the often cruel and thoughtless shunting aside of those who...

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  • Politics of Poison
    Politics of Poison

    KRON-TV used the multi-talented John D. Ravinovitch to put together a frightening appraisal of the results of herbicide spraying in northern California. The resulting documentary...

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  • The Longest Journey
    The Longest Journey

    The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation is recognized by the Peabody Board for The Longest Journey, an episode of Open Circuit. This is an exciting and informative...

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  • World
    World

    For three years, WGBH-TV in Boston has presented World as a primary showcase for international documentaries. The Peabody Board found the 1979 series to be...

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  • Broken Arrow: Can a Nuclear Weapons Accident Happen Here?
    Broken Arrow: Can a Nuclear Weapons Accident Happen Here?

    Broken Arrow: Can a Nuclear Weapons Accident Happen Here? is a disturbing documentary by a first-rate staff at KQED-TV, San Francisco. This program examines the...

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  • The Battle of Westlands
    The Battle of Westlands

    KTEH in San Jose, California is not one of the large, well-funded public television stations of the nation, but it is obvious that the staff...

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  • Carl Sandburg at Connemara
    Carl Sandburg at Connemara

    Carl Sandburg at Connemara, from the Signature series, wins a Peabody Award for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. The producers went to Flatrock, North Carolina and...

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  • Institutional Award: KATU-TV for a Series of Significant Television Documentaries
    Institutional Award: KATU-TV for a Series of Significant Television Documentaries

    KATU-TV, with an excellent news staff, has not limited its documentary inquiries into purely local matters but has sought to determine such things as whether...

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  • A Walk Through the 20th Century With Bill Moyers
    A Walk Through the 20th Century With Bill Moyers

    It is true that learning can be fun, especially if your teacher is someone who looks and acts and sounds and interprets like Bill Moyers....

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  • Cousteau/Amazon
    Cousteau/Amazon

    The Amazon River Basin has always been an area of little travel and much mystery. Thanks to the efforts of Turner Broadcasting System and Captain...

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  • D-Day: 40 Years Later
    D-Day: 40 Years Later

    Seldom does a radio station devote the time and energy which WAFX did to retelling and tracing the impact of an historic event. The staff...

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  • FRONTLINE
    FRONTLINE

    During its deliberations the Peabody Board viewed a number of documentaries submitted by the Frontline management team, seeking one which would, by its very excellence,...

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  • Frontline: Crisis in Central America
    Frontline: Crisis in Central America

    This is a repeat appearance by FRONTLINE as a winner in the Peabody Awards competition. The exceptional four-part series, aired in the Spring of 1985,...

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  • Heritage: Civilization and the Jews
    Heritage: Civilization and the Jews

    There are good television documentaries and there are exceptional television documentaries. Heritage: Civilization and the Jews is, in the opinion of the Peabody Board, an...

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  • Rajneesh Update
    Rajneesh Update

    Three years ago an East-Indian religious sect known as the Rajneeshees moved into Central Oregon and set up a new community, arousing suspicion, fear, and...

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  • Seeds of Despair
    Seeds of Despair

    One of the major international news stories of the decade is the continuing famine in Africa. Facing overwhelming logistical problems and censorship by unfriendly governments,...

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  • Somerville High
    Somerville High

    There probably has never been a time when education was not a problem in some communities throughout the world. Moreover, there probably isn’t a radio...

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  • The Hollow Victory: Vietnam Under Communism
    The Hollow Victory: Vietnam Under Communism

    Recent years have seen a plethora of documentaries concerning Vietnam. Few have examined the country as it now exists—a country struggling with a bitter legacy...

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  • A Higher Standard
    A Higher Standard

    Exposure of political corruption has long been a hallmark of investigative journalism. The central role of television in such investigations is revealed by WSMV-TV, Nashville,...

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